Sunday, March 07, 2021
  
  
Memories of Pancho Amat in instrumental format

Memories of Pancho Amat in instrumental format

The sonorities with which Pancho Amat has been...

March of lamps and clocks for handicrafts in Cienfuegos

March of lamps and clocks for handicrafts in Cienfuegos

With lamps and clocks, the second edition of the...

Eliseo Diego and

Eliseo Diego and "the terrible splendor of being alive".

It has been 27 years since the great Cuban poet...

  • Memories of Pancho Amat in instrumental format

    Memories of Pancho Amat in instrumental format

  • March of lamps and clocks for handicrafts in Cienfuegos

    March of lamps and clocks for handicrafts in...

  • Eliseo Diego and

    Eliseo Diego and "the terrible splendor of being...

Articles

Carilda, a woman to be read

Some weeks I heard on TV news that the winner of the award Puertas de Espejo at the National Library in the category of adult literature 2013 was the poetess from Matanzas Carilda Oliver Labra by her book "A woman who writes", published by Ediciones Ma­tanzas. The news arrived behind schedule, but they brought the peculiar surprise of being a volume of poetry, that genre which some say it has just a few readers, the most requested in the Cuban libraries, according to the surveys that are made to grant it.

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Socializing the joy of living

As one of the agreements made at the 8th Congress of UNEAC the National Poetry Encounter, celebrated for the first time, has been carried out for three successful days to show, meditate and debate around poetic subjects that included, among other actions, tributes to poets like Roberto Fernandez Retamar, in his 85 anniversary, and to Antón Arrufat and Domingo Alfonso in their 80s. 

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The Old Man and the Sea

The grandsons of Ernest Hemingway visited Cuba. They attended nautical events and the match of marling fishing named after their grandfather.  Hemingway is a figure remembered and loved in Cuba. He left tracks in several sites of the island: The Ambos Mundos Hotel, in Old Havana, the place where he lived during his first stay in Cuba, and El Floridita, the origin of Daiquirí, are forced references.

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